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Nina Foch

Stage Actress / Film Actress / Television Actress | * 04/21/1924 († 84, 12/05/2008) | Leiden, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
Nina Foch (born Nina Consuelo Maud Fock; April 20, 1924 – December 5, 2008) was a Dutch American actress. After signing a contract with Columbia Pictures at age 19, Foch became a regular in the studio's horror pictures and films noir before establishing herself as a leading lady in the mid-1940s through the 1950s, often playing roles as cool, aloof sophisticates. Her career spanned six decades, consisting of over 50 feature films and over 100 television appearances. She is perhaps best known for her roles in An American in Paris (1951); Robert Wise's Executive Suite (1954), which earned her an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress; Cecil B. DeMille's The Ten Commandments (1956); and Stanley Kubrick's Spartacus (1960). Foch also worked extensively in television from 1951 until 2007. In 1968, Foch portrayed the victim in the first of Peter Falk's "Columbo" films. In addition to acting, Foch taught drama at the American Film Institute an... ()
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Nina Foch (born Nina Consuelo Maud Fock; April 20, 1924 – December 5, 2008) was a Dutch American actress. After signing a contract with Columbia Pictures at age 19, Foch became a regular in the studio's horror pictures and films noir before establishing herself as a leading lady in the mid-1940s through the 1950s, often playing roles as cool, aloof sophisticates. Her career spanned six decades, consisting of over 50 feature films and over 100 television appearances.

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Crime

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Awards & Nominations for Nina Foch

Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress

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Movies with Nina Foch as Actress(65)

as Mrs. Holmes2004 Back When We Were Grownups
as Grandma Halley2003 How to Deal
as Betsy Collander2002 Pumpkin
as Sylvia Saxon1998 Shadow of Doubt
as Peg Miller1998 Family Blessings
as Alice Baring1998 Hush
as Herself / Interview1998 Universal Horror
as Sophia Monroe1997 Til There Was You
as Brandon's mother1996 It's My Party
as Mrs. McEvoy1993 Sliver
as Miss Beasly1993 Morning Glory
as Mrs. Venible1992 In the Arms of a Killer
as Alex's Mother1989 Skin Deep
as Samantha's mother1988 Outback Bound
as Hazel Laidlaw1988 Dixie Lanes
as Real Estate Lady1986 Nomads
as Dr. Adela Teba1979 Ebony, Ivory and Jade
as Mrs. Calley1978 Jennifer
as Aunt Lavinia Culp1978 Child of Glass
as Miss Evans1975 Mahogany
as Amelia Craig1973 Female Artillery
1973 Salty
as Goody Rickby1972 The Scarecrow
as Julie's Mother1971 Such Good Friends
as Bibi Crosby1969 Gidget Grows Up
as Carol Flemming1968 Prescription: Murder
as Maude Kennard1960 Cash McCall
as Helena Glabrus1960 Spartacus
as Bithiah1956 The Ten Commandments
as Lt. Mary Jane McCoy1956 Three Brave Men
as Gretchen Brendan1955 You're Never Too Young
as Ellen Miles1955 Illegal
as Maggie Flannery1954 Four Guns to the Border
as Erica Martin1954 Executive Suite
as Elena Cantu1953 Sombrero
as Mercedes Bellway1953 Fast Company
as Marie Antoinette1952 Scaramouche
as Joyce Laramie1952 Young Man with Ideas
as Carrie Brown Huddleston1952 The Kill
as Milo Roberts1951 An American in Paris
as Linda Kovacs1951 St. Benny the Dip
as Judith Warren1949 The Undercover Man
as Glenda Chapman1949 Johnny Allegro
as Betty1948 The Dark Past
as Harriet Hobson1947 Johnny O'Clock
as Susie Pearson1947 The Guilt of Janet Ames
as Constantia1945 A Song to Remember
as Sally Brown1945 Boston Blackie's Rendezvous
as Eileen Carr1945 Escape in the Fog
as Julia Ross1945 My Name Is Julia Ross
as Anne Graham1945 Prison Ship
as Ellen Monk1945 I Love a Mystery
as Lois Garland1944 Shadows in the Night
as Tessie Legruda1944 She's a Soldier Too
as Frieda Brenner1944 Strange Affair
as Jeanne1944 She's a Sweetheart
as Celeste1944 Cry of the Werewolf
as Alice Blake1944 Nine Girls
as Nicki Saunders1943 The Return of the Vampire
as Jan Colburn1943 Wagon Wheels West
as Young Girl1943 Don't Kill Your Friends

TV Shows/Series with Nina Foch as Actress(53)

Movies with Nina Foch as Crew(1)

Directing/Director1998 Family Blessings

Full Name: Nina Fock
Born: Monday, 04/21 1924 (April) in Leiden
Died: Friday, 12/05 2008 (December) in Los Angeles (aged: 84)
Zodiac sign: Taurus (Chinese zodiac sign: Rat)
Educated at: American Academy of Dramatic Arts
Spouses (current/former): James Lipton
Nina Foch frequently works together with these people:
James Gregory (25x, Actor)
Eddie Albert (22x, Actor)
Harry Townes (22x, Actor)
Leslie Nielsen (20x, Actor)
Nehemiah Persoff (20x, Actor)
J. Pat O'Malley (20x, Actor)
Lawrence Dobkin (20x, Actor)
Vera Miles (19x, Actress)
Everett Sloane (19x, Actor)
Edward Binns (19x, Actor)
George Duning (6x, Crew)
Wallace MacDonald (4x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:101685, Added: 06/05/2018, Last updated: 08/13/2019